regular-expressions

Use VerbalExpressions to Create Readable Regexs in C#

Regular expressions are quite possibly the least enjoyable thing about programming, mostly because I can't read them they're terrible. They're supposed to be used to search for and match within text, but the more often I encounter them, the more often I lament their very existence. Like this one: ^(\d|[1-9]\d|1\d\d|2[0-4]\d|25[0-5])\.(\d|[1-9]\d|1\d\d|2[0-4]\d|25[0-5]){3}$ What the hell does this match? I've found... Read more >